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How much home could your rent money buy?

Most Canadians paying rent are doing so because they don’t think they can afford a home… yet. And many would be surprised at how much home they could buy with … Read more


Ottawa’s Light Rail Transit

What are we building? We are building phase 1 of Ottawa’s light rail transit (LRT) system. It’s called the Confederation Line. The Confederation Line is a state-of-the-art LRT system and … Read more


Boomerang Kids, Retirement and Real Estate

Boomerang kid definition:  a young adult who returns to live at his or her family home especially for financial reasons. So you’ve been free for a few years, you’ve turned … Read more


Neighbourhood Spotlight: Kanata

Kanata is one of the largest suburbs in Ottawa. Kanata has a serious of communities, each with their own commercial developments and unique culture. New homes, box stores, and office … Read more


Who are your neighbours, and what do they do?

When you’re looking to purchase a new house, what are the main factors to consider?  Location, size, price…. but what about neighbours occupations, marital status or education level?  Your neighbour … Read more


Neighbourhood Spotlight: Barrhaven

It is the most rapidly growing area in Ottawa! Barrhaven has got it all. It is loaded with box stores, restaurants, The VIA rail station, it’s close enough to the … Read more


Are you sticking with your New Year’s Resolutions?

We’re one month into 2014, have you been sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions? Most people set up resolutions to lose 10 pounds or hit the gym more often. When … Read more


House Shopping over the Holidays!

The Holidays are not the most convenient time to sell and show your home, most people are busy shopping, wrapping & entertaining.   People who do have their home on the … Read more


How To Buy The Home You Always Wanted…

Buying a home can seem like a frightening prospect. Whether it’s your first home, or your fifth, so much is at stake your savings, your credit rating, your financial freedom. … Read more


Ten Simple Steps You Can Take To Ensure Your Home Sells At Top Dollar

Emotional appeal. Make sure your home looks, feels and smells its best. You’re competing with 900 to 1,200 other homes for sale. Buyers buy on emotion… let your home be … Read more


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